What is Flash Cutting?

BG Rubber’s newest piece of equipment for creating custom parts. Similar to our waterjet, our new flash cutter can creates custom parts quickly. It is a dieless knife cutting table used for cutting soft and semi-rigid materials. Knife cutting systems guarantee quality, reliability and performance, just like our waterjet. However, flash cutting is a faster and less […]

Mixing Tube Standoff height

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What is standoff height? The standoff height is the distance between the tip of the mixing tube and whatever material your water jet is cutting. If you are not close enough to your material it can change the top edge of your part (see below). Standoff too low risks breaking the mixing tube which will temporarily shut down […]

waterjet cutting six inch thick metal

Go to our Facebook page to see a waterjet at Chesapeake Bay Rubber & Gasket cutting through 6″ thick aluminum. After running our waterjet for three years, we are still amazed by its ability to cut through such a thick material with extreme precision. Watch the video Basic Components and Operation High Pressure Pump The […]